Island wide Home delivery system of Medicinal Drugs for Government and Private Hospitals patients in view of preventing patients from gathering around pharmacies amidst corona virus threat.
Accordingly Government Hospital patients will be received their Monthly drugs to home directly through post free of charge and private hospital patients will receive their drug list to home through a lIst of pharmacies named by Health Ministry .
Private patients need to identify the pharmacy located near to their residance through the pharmacy list published in the Health Ministry website. .Patients should take a photograph of their drug prescription and send it to vibar /WhatsApp /Imo numbers of the selected pharmacy .
Then the required drugs will be delivered to their doorstep within a 24 hour period. If the Drug is an urgent one it will be delivered as soon as possible the Ministry has stated .Payment for delivered drugs will be charged in addition to transport charges.Payments can be made from either cash or online.
To find out the nearest pharmacy to order drugs to be delivered to house visit Health Ministry website www.health.gov.lk .
No new Corona Virus Positives had been reported up to 10.p.m today (27) according to the Epidemiology Unit .The total number of Corona virus positives reported from Sri Lanka remained as 106 and around 238 corona virus suspected cases are being treated at 22 government hospitals by this noon the Unit has announced . Out of these suspected cases 231 are Sri Lankans and 07 are foreign nationals .Highest number of these suspected cases which is 99 are being treated at Infectious Diseases Hospital,Angoda and 97 of them are Sri Lankans and there are 02 Foreign nationals . Meanwhile 04 corona virus positives are being treated at Intensive care unit of the National Infectious Diseases Hospital (Fever Hospital ) Angoda and 06 patients including 05 Sri Lankans and 01 Chinese National had been fully recovered and discharged from the Hospital up to now .
On district basis highest number of Corona Virus positives had been reported in Colombo District which is 25 patients and Kalutara ,Gampaha and Puttalam Districts had other highest numbers .
Ajith Rohana has today (27)stated that Police will take a legal action against three corona virus postives identified yesterday (26)over admitting to Government and private hospitals providing false information regarding Corona virus status.
One patient identified yesterday had been admitted to a Private hospital by hiding hia corona virus status it had been revealed.
Other two persons had been charged over the same offence it had been revealed .
Switzerland has died due to Corona yesterday (26)Ministry of Foreign Relations had confirmed today (27).
The deceased S.Loganathan was a resident of Punkuduthivu in Jaffna District the Ministey has announced .It is likely to hold his funeral in Switzerland under present circumstance it has been revealed.
The deceased was under self quarantine according to the instructions issued by Swiss Police after being tested positive for Corona virus .
Meamwhile Ministry Of Foreign Relations has stated that another 32 year old Sri Lankan in France is being reported as tested positive for Corona virus and currently receiving ICU Treatment there .However his present condition is not yet been revealed.
Around 11,951 Swiss Nationals have been infected with Corona Virus and 197 persons had died in Switzerland due to the corona virus up to now according to reports .